This is what it used to look like:
Here is what it looked like throughout the day yesterday:
Wall torn down
And finally, the framing has begun!
This is going to be a long process. We are on a budget (who isn't) and so will be doing a little each month. We had originally thought we would wait for tax season, but with the impending arrival of a new little one, we really wanted this project completed and out of the way. Plus, we are going to be rearranging bedrooms, and we didn't want the Princess' sleeping downstairs by such a mess (although they both ended up on our floor last night anyways!).